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Nonfiction
Sunny Solomon

The Consolations of Philosophy

I think, therefore, I am. Descartes, right? And if wrong, it shows my education lacks rudimentary philosophy. If, however, I’m right, it goes to show

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History
Neal Ferguson

The Apache Wars

THE APACHE WARS: THE HUNT FOR GERONIMO, THE APACHE KID, AND THE CAPTIVE BOY WHO STARTED THE LONGEST WAR IN AMERICAN HISTORY. Some Apaches believed

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Memoir
Ann Ronald

Wolfer and Wolf Land

After several years of writing “Bookin’ with Sunny” reviews, I risk sounding like a broken record. When I go on holiday, I prowl the local

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History
Neal Ferguson

White Trash

White Trash: the 400-Year Untold History of Class in America Conventional wisdom holds that seminal social problems in America and Britain are contrasted thusly: “Britain

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History
Neal Ferguson

Hero of the Empire

Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill Winston Spencer Churchill  (WSC) was in most respects a

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

The Invention of Nature

The Invention of Nature – Alexander von Humboldt’s New World Territorial Nevadans in the 19th century considered naming their new state-to-be Humboldt. Instead, the famous

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History
Neal Ferguson

Pacific

Pacific – Silicon Chips and Surf Boards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires and the Coming Collision of the World’s Superpowers Simon

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Literary criticism
Ann Ronald

Nein, A Manifesto

Nein, A Manifesto Home alone, reading Eric Jarosinski’s Nein. A Manifesto, and I’m laughing so hard that tears are running down my cheeks! I don’t

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Memoir
Neal Ferguson

The Fly Trap

The Fly Trap When I began reading Frederik Sjöberg’s The Fly Trap, I hadn’t a clue as to what a hoverfly is, does, or looks

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